AFCC opens Thrift Store

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On Thursday, March 22, the Begin Again Atascosa Family Crisis Center Thrift Store held its grand opening. Shoppers waited outside, eagerly anticipating the doors opening at 10 a.m. The store is located at 201 N. Main St. in downtown Pleasanton. It was formerly Cowboy Fellowship and many will also remember it as Ricks Co. The AFCC staff greeted the crowd, […]

Glenn  Miller Sr.

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Glenn  Miller Sr. Glenn Guy Miller Sr. of Poteet, passed away March 26, 2018 in Jourdanton, at the age of 69.  He was born July 26, 1948 in Yoakum, to Samuel Guy and Louis Lucille (Lee) Miller. Glenn was a long time resident of the Atascosa area who enjoyed being at home with his family watching movies, especially Westerns. He […]

Nasario Rodriguez Sr.

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Nasario Rodriguez Sr. Mr. Nasario Rodriguez Sr., of Pleasanton, passed away on March 29 at the age of 72.  Nasario was born to Sebastian and Antonia Rodriguez on July 29, 1945 in Charlotte, Texas.  He is survived by his son, Nasario Rodriguez, Jr. and wife Mackayla, grandchildren Melinda Rodriguez and Joe Mendoza, great grandson Nathan Joseph Ricarte, brothers, Martin Rodriguez […]

Benito Leal

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Benito Leal Our dear brother was a quiet man with a big heart and a warm story to share given the opportunity.  On Wednesday, March 28th the physical heart of Benito C. Leal stopped and he passed away at the age of 74. Ben enjoyed the company of friends and family but most of all participating in the ministry as […]

William Miller

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William Miller Bill Miller of Poteet, passed away on March 25, 2018 at the age of 71 in Poteet. He was born on March 27, 1946 in Floresville to Fred W. Miller and Annie Lee (Ulman) Miller. He retired from HP Propane (aka Acme LP Gas) after 38 years driving a truck and delivering propane all over South Texas. Bill […]

Maria Acevedo

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Maria Acevedo Maria Ines Aguero Acevedo, born July 1, 1955 in Poteet, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. Maria Ines Aguero Acevedo was preceded in death by her father, Ildefonso Aguero, Jr; mother, Guadalupe Aguero; daughter, Maria Emilia Estrada; sister Sarapia Aguero and grandson Alberto Chapa Marroquin, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Maria […]

George West

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George West On March 29, 2018, George Woodrow West, known to family and friends as “Woody,” passed away at the age of 99 in Richardson. He is survived by his two children, Linda Williams and Gerald West; his son-in-law, Ralph Williams; his grandchildren Lisa, Shana, Amy, Dakota, and Casey; his sister-in-law, Maxine Carter; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces and […]

Ferdinand Burket IV

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Ferdinand Burket IV Ferdinand “Ferdie” John Burket, IV,  of Jourdanton, Texas, passed away at age 85 on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born January 9, 1933, in San Antonio, Texas, to Ferdinand John Burket, III and Anna Regina Zotz Burket. Raised in San Antonio, Ferd was a 1951 graduate of St. Gerard High School. He […]

Local basketball players earn all-district honors

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More than 35 athletes from Atascosa County made basketball all-district teams, including a pair of superlative winners. Pleasanton’s Aubrey Guerra, who eclipsed the 1,000-career points mark this season, was named Co-Offensive Player of the Year for District 30-4A. Jarel Lilly, a freshman at Jourdanton, won District 26-3A’s Newcomer of the Year award. The following players also made all-district teams: District […]

Lady Eagles win playoff game for 12th straight year

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PLEASANTON—The Pleasanton girls soccer team did Thursday what it has done each of the past 12 seasons: the Lady Eagles won their first playoff game. Pleasanton scored two goals in the first 13 minutes on the way to a 3-1 bi-district win over Beeville at the Eagle Complex. It was the 12th consecutive year the Lady Eagles have won at […]


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